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Harry Riskin named Trustee of Mayo Performing Arts Center

McKirdy & Riskin’s Harry Riskin was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the Mayor Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey. According the MPAC Board Chairman, Joseph M. Goryeb, Harry’s legal expertise was sought to complement the existing board members to “ensure the continued health and growth” of the non-profit performing arts center... Read More

Olson and DellaPelle Quoted in Record Article Regarding Property Tax Reductions Resulting From Hurricane Sandy

McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Anthony Della Pelle were recently quoted in Kevin DeMarrais’ article in the Record , which explains that owners of real estate which was materially damaged by Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to a reduction in their property tax assessments for 2013. In order to qualify for the reduction, owners... Read More

Thomas Olson Featured in Article Regarding Property Tax Appeals

McKirdy & Riskin’s Thomas Olson was recently interviewed and quoted in an article by The Record’s Kevin DeMarrais concerning real estate tax appeals. The article provides DeMarrais’ effort to appeal the real property tax assessment on his home in Bergen County. As indicated by both DeMarrais and Olson, the tax appeal process can be complex... Read More

McKirdy & Riskin attorneys on faculty of Redevelopment Training Institute

Three of McKirdy & Riskin’s attorneys will participate in the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority’s Redevelopment Planning Law course, which is part of the NJRA’s Redevelopment Training Institute. Anthony DellaPelle is serving as the Lead Instructor and Planning Chair of the conference, which will be held on October 23 and 24, and will be presenting on... Read More

Anthony Della Pelle featured as Forum Co-Chair at national real estate convention

 McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle will be serving as Co-Chair of the Litigation Services Forum during the Counselors of Real Estate Annual Convention on October 14 to 17 in Miami Beach. DellaPelle’s forum, entitled “Land Mines Faced By the Expert Witness” , will feature attorneys and valuation professionals with experience in real estate valuation litigation.... Read More

Harry Riskin and Anthony Della Pelle were recognized as two of New Jersey’s “Top Rated Lawyers”

Harry Riskin and Anthony Della Pelle were recognized as two of New Jersey’s “Top Rated Lawyers” in the field of Real Estate Law for 2012 as published in the Star-Ledger’s Inside Jersey Magazine in August, 2012. The list of Top Rated Lawyers was created by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell, based upon that company’s Peer Review Ratings... Read More

Anthony DellaPelle interviewed regarding use of eminent domain for affordable housing project

MOUNT OLIVE TWP. – Mayor Robert Greenbaum said the township has no other choice but to use its power of eminent domain to buy a deteriorating, former nursing home in Budd Lake and convert it into housing for low- and moderate-income families. The Cobblestone Health Care Facility on Stonewald Court has been empty since it... Read More

Anthony DellaPelle quoted by Star-Ledger in article regarding slope erosion in Boonton

Teresa Davenport wants to sell her Boonton house on Harrison Street, a suburban road with modest homes, white picket fences and manicured lawns. She knew the market was bad, but she had to go because about a year ago she took a new job in Virginia. The house had selling points. It backed to a... Read More

DellaPelle on faculty of Urban Land Institute and Appraisal Institute conferences

McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle appeared as faculty at two recent local conferences of national real estate organizations. On April 24, 2012, he served as a moderator at the Urban Land Institute’s conference “The Fort Monmouth Story: Opportunities for Growth and Redevelopment”, which was held on the Fort Monmouth Property. On April 26th, he led... Read More

McKirdy & Riskin lawyers referred to as “super” – The Daily Record

McKirdy& Riskin were selected for inclusion in the Top 100 attorneys in New Jersey for 2012 by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication.In the Super Lawyers list published in the April edition of New Jersey Monthly Magazine, partner Anthony Della Pelle was recognized as being in the Top 10 attorneys in New... Read More